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aida tanglao
aida tanglao MAMILANG TAMU. Atlu lang haiku, atlung sikanan pantau—Pun Lalawigan Amung Ed Panlilio, Batasan Panlalawigan Kapampangan, Pangulung Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Atlung amlat—danum, Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolo Machiavelli:

papatak danum
meyakwa quarring balas—
sepu ding anak

bangkang papil
gatogato king danum—
mitwag pundutung

adwa lang bangka
maki atlung kabaung—
pupunta babo


Dams are not really dumb, they are powerful. People and countries could use dams to empower and enrich themselves. The link below on the Arno River teaches us a lot of lessons. Leonardo da Vinci's project on it did not succeed because of politics. Some morally valid, some not. Da Vinci is said to be thinking of revenue gains for Florence. Together with his friend, Niccolo Machiavelli, they had the agenda of punishing the country's enemy, Pisa (which was to some a part of the hydraulic and geological modification they planned to achieve), by cutting off its water supply and other resources.

Water is the world's fortune and history. We might change the holy saying on Ash Wednesday to "From water you came to water you will return." Granting that we agree with Thales's theory of our makeup. E tana man abu, 75% tamu danum kalupa ning yatu. Many Christians believe that floods are acts of God. Non-Christians say that by this belief we attribute negative connotations to a supposedly loving God. The Da Vinci and Machiavelli project had errors and miscalculations—Da Vinci had too many projects and works in his hands during those times. As of now, with man's modifications on God's original design, Machiavelli and da Vinci's project will just remain as one of history's what-could-have-beens.

Ikit ke ing maragul na naman ayabling pera quarry ning Lalawigan Kapampangan king Bulan ning Setyembri. Mayakit ya king pampangacapitol.com

Karin Menila ampo Kapampangan, akakit ing marinat a danum a marakal na kurobyus a daralan panibatan ning Leptospirosis.

Nanung magi rang ulaga ding pera quarry o ing pamamuntukan da ding adwang mibabalen Kapuluan Pilipinas, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ampo'y Amung Eduardo Tongol Panlilio karing malilyari ngeni?

Nanung ulaga ming kabalen Filipinung atyu marayu ngening magkakasakit la bili ding dakal a kabalen kabangsa? Pansaugli mu ing mamye panmunang kaylangan. Ding pera nung ali la mikakana karing mangaytuliran, ding pamangupit ila ding mikakasalang lakwas.

Ngeni ing akakit a sukat marapat tambing ya pin ing ilako ing danum karing tutuknangan a lugal. Nukarin dalan ing danum a sukat pasipsip, o bomban?

Apatambak nang Amung Pun Lalawigan Amung Ed Panlilio ine? Busten deng mamisaling dakal a balas karing makalbug a lugal Menila at aliwa pang lugal? Bina yang marakal a sikanan ing Provincial Board gagamitan de ini bang salese ing balayan. Ila ding mika-credit aliwa mu ing Gobernador. Apalalam de kaya ing dayat at apatas ing kalangian? Arinan yang dalan at pisingon king kiput ning dalan ning danom, channels?

Mebyasa tana at misalan diwa ketang pagmulan deng pagsisti i Amung keng pamanyaup na karing kasiping balayan Botolan, Zambalis. Asaupan nala kanu, kabang ding kabalen na kukulang la saup.

Pamututan la kanu o busten paten ding pundutung Telabastagan, bang lumapad ing Dalan MacArthur. Ali la kanu pakirandaman ding mag-sangkansangkan mung maninggat at lulugud king Indung Tibwan/Mother Nature.

Kaybat dang pemanapse yan, balu tana ing makalunus a milyari.

Aisip mekad a ing Sikanan a ala kang Amung at lakwas ala karing sisira king mayap a dapat, ya na ing mekibat. Yan albug, sakit, kaybat. Lawen ya ing pamanigaral da king Florence o Tuscany, ketang marakal la pemutut tanaman gubat, lakwas maragul ing dela ning albug. Mag-work la ding watersheds at pundutung mammawas king albug!

Kalambat nang makasabi, malambat tanang mibalan karing batikan gabun/geologist king datang ing albug dapot ala pang gewa. Ing Pilipinas ali ne alus developing country o third world nung ing pamanyingil buwis yang panalumpakan. Agyang keni Pangulung Amerika/North America, ali ya tambing makatayid ing sales tax karing sasalwan o babayaran, dapot ken Pilipinas tambing na neng abe ning makasabit alaga, (anti ning ikit ku kanita).

Keni marakal man buwis, akakit ming magagamit para karing tau (ing dakal). Karin dakal bangsa ding anak magaral pamantasan sasaupan la at pautangan alang patubu o kaya atin ditak a patubu. Nung malingun la't mayagap ding manungkulan pisabyan dana ini at minyawad pamagaral ban pagsdyan, o mapalyaring gewa rana? Ding manbabatas ginawa lang tumpukan magaral at misadyang munikalang batas bang ing dala rang kawalan bandi at bye tau ding albug mabawas nung ali man asabat.

Ding miyalal talapagobra la. Kekayu pu sana makasaup ya ini: Check out this link. Nung magkasakit kayu kanini, lakwas yang malino ing pdf na. Papayntun ye pu karing researchers yu keng Arno River Floods. Pota sakali atin lang ayakwa ding inyeru tamu karing Italyanu. Masanting mu naman kumang belwan karing tau Netherlands. Kawangis ning pegaralan mi ding anak kanita Pampanga High School, king paksang Pamakibage king Kalikasan, adaptation to environment.

Mirinan lang kalam lage at lumibut ding politiku para keng tutuking alalan. Pasalamatan king ding tau, makapanagwatan la pang maka-ayli at maki-timan kakwa karing yabut dang pilan basung abyas, sardinas at aliwa pa ding politiku.

Maki-dangalan la ding Filipinu. Atin lang pamanulaga karing likwan ding nunu at bayani. Deng mamye alang apili karela ila ding lalbug na mekad ulaga. Pangeganaga marangal la ding tau kekatamu nung ya pa ing milako yan, limbug tana ngan.


[About the author. Aida Tanglao is a U.S.-based Kapampangan Filipino American. She has lived and worked in different communities in Pampanga, Manila, and in Nigeria when the Philippines was under a regime of civil rights suppression. She studied in various public and private Philippine institutions, went to graduate school in Pampanga, and further attended local colleges in the U.S. Proudly, she is a mother of five and a grandmother to eight. Her personal and educational backgrounds provide the impetus for her to reach out and help in instilling cultural, moral, and historical consciousness among her people and in advocating correct child rearing approaches. She has embraced into her motherhood and patriotic obligations working for the Filipino's aspirations to spiritual and human liberation and contentment.]

-Posted: 11:13 AM 10/26/09 | More of this author on eK!
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